Feb 23, 2013 4:00am PST
times at airports and scaled back cyber security would mean more vulnerability from hackers in china and at home threatening our infrastructure. furloughs and layoffs would affect 800,000 workers in the defense industry at the same time that north korea is testing a nuclear bomb. cuts at the irs would mean fewer tax return reviews, and longer waits to get refunds. and more than 100,000 people would be thrown out of emergency housing and on to the streets. one way or another, everyone is going to feel this, while washington continues to play the blame game. >> the bottom line is very simple. the republicans have proposed devastating cuts. >> washington democrats have gotten used to republicans bailing them out for their own lack of responsibility. >> reporter: ali velshi, cnn, new york. >> ali mentioned expected problems for travelers, the spending cuts would change the way airports work. transportation secretary ray la hood has this warning. >> flights to major cities, like new york, chicago and san francisco and others, could experience delays of up to 90 minutes during peak hours.